Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

RIP Robert Forster, one of the great ones, 1941-2019

Like millions of Netflixers, I was watching Robert Forster Friday night in what turns out to be his last “movie” role — as the “El Camino” vacuum cleaner salesman whose side hustle is what Jesse Pinkman is more interested in. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Disney’s “Jungle Cruise,” with Emily B and The Rock

“The African Queen” anyone?  

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Netflixable? Aaron Paul revisits “Breaking Bad” land in his “El Camino”

Their audiences don’t necessarily overlap, but anybody seeing “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” on Netflix after catching “Downton Abbey” on the big screen should pick up on the similarities. They both exist as fan service, movies that give devotees what … Continue reading

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Weekend BOX OFFICE: “Joker” $46, “Addams Family” $30, “Gemini Man” $19

Swapping notes with a reviewer friend from the Midwest this week, we ticked off the credits on “Gemini Man” that should have signaled a much better movie than we saw on the screen. Ang Lee behind the camera, Billy Ray … Continue reading

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